City Council members sworn in

Karen Rustin, Brett Butler and Ellis Reed were sworn in by Washington County Judge Colby Peel for another term of service when the Chipley City Council met Tuesday night. Lee Dell Kennedy was reappointed as mayor, and Brett Butler was reappointed as mayor pro-tem.

Karen Rustin

Karen Rustin

Brett Butler

Brett Butler

Ellis Reed

Ellis Reed

Council liaisons were appointed as follows:

  • Administration – Lee Dell Kennedy
  • Recreation – Brett Butler
  • Public Works – Lee Dell Kennedy
  • Industrial Park – Karen Rustin
  • Cemetery – Karen Rustin
  • Planning & Zoning – John Sasser
  • Code Enforcement – John Sasser
  • CRA – Ellis Reed
  • Police – Brett Butler
  • Fire – Ellis Reed
  • Historic Merchants of Chipley – Ellis Reed
  • Tourist Development Council – Lee Dell Kennedy

Ordinance No. 938 was approved on final reading. This ordinance establishes a land use change at 761 Main Street from low density residential to neighborhood commercial.

A special event application for the Jingle Bell Run 5K at Northwest Florida Community Hospital on December 3 was approved.

A special event application for the Relay for Life at Pal’s Park on May 5 was approved.

CAFT members were approved: Sommer Cason, Luther Farmer, Taylor Russ, Murnice Woodham, Brittany Yeager.

Plans for alleyway improvements in downtown Chipley were approved.

An expanded scope of services for the I-10 Utilities Extension Project was approved.

A permit for the MLK parade on January 16, 2017 was approved.